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Delta Institute, Michigan City Sanitary District, and Alliance for the Great Lakes Launch Effort to Reduce Pollution from Stormwater in Michigan City with Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Funding

12.20.17 | In the News

Media Contacts Katie Musisi, Director, Communications & Development, Delta Institute, 312-651-4344, kmusisi@delta-institute.org Jennifer Caddick, Vice President, Communications & Engagement,​ Alliance for the Great Lakes, 312-445-9760, jcaddick@greatlakes.org Michael Kuss, General Manager, MI City Sanitary District, (219) 874-7799, mkuss@mcsan.org   Michigan City, IN (December 20, 2017) — With a $500,000 grant by the U.S. EPA Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, Delta Institute will partner…More


Delta Institute Awarded Grant to Help Farmers Reduce Pollution in the Rabbit River Watershed

12.08.17 | In the News

An article published in MLive announces that Delta Institute and the Allegan Conservation District received a grant of $465,402 from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Great Lakes Restoration Initiative over a three-year period to help farmers implement conservation practices in the Rabbit River Watershed. Together, Delta and the Allegan Conservation District, will help farmers install best management practices in the watershed…More


Sebewaing hears overview for master plan work

11.16.17 | In the News

An article in Huron County View covers the Village of Sebewaing’s November 6th council meeting where Cindy Winland and Emily Rhodes of Delta Institute presented an overview of their work updating Sebewaing’s Master Plan. The update is funded by a pass-through grant originating with NOAA (National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration) and going through the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MI-DEQ). At the…More


Citizen devices tracking Chicago’s pollution hot spots

11.15.17 | In the News

In an article published in the Chicago Tribune, written by investigative environmental reporter, Michael Hawthorne, shares how Delta Institute along with four community groups,  are working to gather data and monitor air-quality in four Chicago neighborhoods. Chicago based community groups involved in the project include, Alliance for a Greener South Loop, Southeast Environmental Task Force, Little Village Environmental Justice Organization (LVEJO), and…More


Steel City Salvage to host building material pop-up market Saturday

11.03.17 | In the News

An article published in NWI Times excites the Gary community with details about the Steel City Salvage Pop-Up Shop. Eve Pytel, Programs Director at Delta, shares that this first Pop-Up Shop will help to inform future events as community members can share what materials they are interested in. Eve promised that the event would intrigue those interested in admiring Gary, Indiana’s forgotten…More


Steel City Salvage Pop-Up Shop

10.31.17 | In the News

A radio segment aired on Lakeshore Public Radio shared Steel City Salvage’s mission to bring a reclaimed building materials warehouse and community space to Gary, Indiana, and promoted the Pop-Up Shop ahead of the early November event. Eve Pytel, Programs Director at Delta, spoke with Chris Nolte, host of Regionally Speaking, about the materials available for purchase at the event and…More